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h_phc_2016a_2016-02-23t13:33:43z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/23/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1168



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1168 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:18 PM -- HB 16-1168



Representative Ginal and Representative Danielson, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1168 to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment B). The bill continues the Rural Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program (program) until 2025. The program is administered by the Office of Behavioral Health in the Department of Human Services (DHS) and distributes funds to rural counties to mitigate alcohol and substance abuse among rural youth and provides funding for detoxification facilities in rural counties.



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02:23 PM



Representative Ginal and Danielson responded to questions from the committee about the bill.



02:24 PM --
Elizabeth Tupa, DHS, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Tupa responded to questions from the committee.



02:33 PM --
Saul Larsen, Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to questions from the committee.



02:35 PM --
Daniel Darting, Signal Behavioral Health Network, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM



Representative Ginal and Representative Danielson gave concluding remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1168
TIME: 02:39:54 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1168 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-2, with two excused.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
No
Moreno
Excused
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 2 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:40 PM




The meeting was recessed briefly.








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